What Happened on July 3, 1985

Historical Events

Back to the Future

"Back to the Future" directed by Robert Zemeckis and starring Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd is released

Film & TV History

CBS announces a 21% stock buy-back to thwart Ted Turner's takeover

  • Tinker Bell's first nightly flight at Walt Disney World Resort, Florida
1985 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Minami Keisuke, Japanese singer and actor, born in Yokohama, Japan
Born in 1985

Famous Deaths

  • Cooney Weiland, Canadian ice hockey coach (Stanley Cup 1941 Boston Bruins; Harvard Uni) and NHL forward (Boston Bruins, Detroit Red Wings), dies at 80
  • Frank J. Selke, Canadian Hockey HOF executive (9 x Stanley Cup Toronto Maple Leafs, Montreal Canadiens), dies at 92

About July 3, 1985

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 2 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Sussudio - Phil Collins
  • UK #1 Song: Frankie - Sister Sledge